History Detectives

Episode Guide


Season 8


HOT TOWN POSTER, FACE JUG, LOST CITY OF GOLD (#808)

An inscription on a Phoenix rock may prove Spanish explorers came to America earlier than thought.

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE, GEORGE WASHINGTON MI (#807)

A miniature painting of George Washington's profile and a shotgun found in Chicago are ...

KOREAN WAR LETTER, DIANA, LOOKOUT MT. PAINTING (#806)

A letter by a soldier missing in action and the book "Diana: A Strange Biography" are investigated.

CROMWELL DIXON, BARTLETT SKETCHBOOK, & DUKE ELLING (#805)

Metal "Duke Ellington Plates" found in the dumpster may have printed the first copy of a hit song.

ANDREW JACKSON'S MOUTH/BARTON LETTER/SPYBOOK (#804)

Why did Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross, write a letter about a Civil War soldier?

Lauste Film Clip/Baker's Gold/Transatlantic Cable (#803)

Lauste Film Clip Did a HISTORY DETECTIVES viewer find a clip of the first talking picture? "Baker's ...

Iwo Jima Map, Copperhead Cane, Theremin (#802)

First, detective Eduardo Pagan investigates the history of a hand-drawn map, taken from the body of ...

Space Exploration (#801)

The HISTORY DETECTIVES season premiere launches into space for an exhilarating hour exploring the ...

Season 7


Episode #711

Evidence of an old bridge abutment in Columbia, South Carolina may redraw the maps of the Civil War.

Episode #710

Discover the fate of a man who sketched a portrait inside a German POW camp during World War II.

Episode #709

Murals of African Americans from the 1930s and a painting of George Washington are investigated.

Episode #708

Records and expert opinions may reveal if a dagger belonged to Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.

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